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Here Comes Locky, A Brand New Ransomware Threat
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RyanSepe,
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2/19/2016 | 8:56:08 AM
17,000 paid
Very surprising that the hospital decided to pay the ransom. I suppose they did not have sufficient backups in place. Moving forward they will hopefully be better equipped after this snafu.
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RyanSepe,
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2/19/2016 | 8:53:50 AM
1990's
Interesting that Locky is using macros to encrypt data. Feels nostalgic of the 1990 macros that were prevalent. In this case easily mitigated with the disabling the execution of macros within office.


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